Counsel, Insurance

Posted Nov 10
Full Time
Fremont, California

**What To Expect
** The Counsel, Insurance will report to Tesla’s Associate General Counsel and provide legal counsel in connection with the development and implementation of insurance products and other growth initiatives. The role is responsible for the creation of company insurance policies, forms and notices and will be a critical partner and legal resource to a variety of internal business units, including product management, claims, billing, sales, marketing and customer service centers in support of the company’s growth initiatives and regulatory compliance efforts. The position will serve as a subject matter expert on insurance products, legal compliance, regulatory, market conduct exams, state legislation, policy contract matters and litigation exposure.

**What You'll Do


  • Draft commercial agreements, coverage forms and notices in support company objectives, product development initiatives, claims requests and regulatory changes
  • Play a strategic role in developing growth and other initiatives throughout the lifecycle of company projects
  • Assist with development of compliance strategies and objectives to achieve company goals and programs
  • Assist with the development and delivery of compliance training programs
  • Conduct legal research for internal business clients and provide clear, concise, accurate and actionable legal advice
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments to identify the potential impact to Tesla’s business

**What You'll Bring


  • A Juris Doctor (J.D.) or equivalent from an accredited law school is required
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of work experience from a top tier law firm
  • The ability to learn on the job and manage constantly changing priorities
  • Excellent customer service and written/verbal communication skills required
  • High level of professionalism with strong judgment and commitment to ethical issues
  • Must be detail oriented with outstanding organizational skills and the proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously while maintaining high quality and performance under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and with a diverse set of personalities in a team environment
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check
  • The ideal candidate has the following personal characteristics:
  • Results-driven, has a strong sense of urgency and is able to drive results
  • Business-minded and comfortable in an environment where ROI matters
  • Comfortable in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment where demands and priorities change rapidly
  • Able to effectively interact with, influence and collaborate with other members of the organization
  • Proven track record of learning quickly, taking initiative, working proactively, being resourceful, and taking on additional responsibility

** **Compensation and Benefits
** Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:

  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Expected Compensation

$172,000 - $431,640/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.